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    February 18, 2013
    6:00 - 7:00am PST  

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and the top stories that we are following at 6:00, a late night police chase turns deadly when the drier tries to get away in a -- driver tries to get away in a stolen car. and gas prices are continuing to rise. we will see the latest. >> and the temperatures don't rise, but fall. hi. good morning, darya. colder temperatures to talk about. we are dealing with temperature ins the 30s and 40s right now. 38 degrees out the door. a few degrees above freezing in nevado. as we head into the afternoon, you'll notice that the temperatures are not only cooler than this weekend, but also cooler than the seasonal average. wet weather as we move into tomorrow. onto traffic right now with
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george. thanks, erica, we continue with a light ride around the area. so far, we haven't seen anything in the way of normal commute patterns. mark? thank you, george. we are following the latest out of the south bay, one person was killed after crashing a stolen car they were driving and their car crashed. here's more. >> reporter: well, mark, new information to pass along. they just removed the stolen suv from the scene a couple of minutes ago. the police officers will be here until at least 8:00 this morning continuing to collect evidence. here's a video we got of the stolen suv being moved from the ravine. this started last night. i am currently on blossom hill road. the police tried to pull over a car, that's when he noticed the
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stolen suv heading right at him, importantly, he stepped out of the way. he hopped into his car. during the pursuit, they reached speeds as high as 90 miles per hour miles per hour. the driver of the suv lost control and flipped. he was ejected from the car and pronounced dead at the scene. all we know at this point is he was a man in his 20s. his name not being released at this time. they are checking into everything, blood, alcohol, to see why he would do this. this could take some time. as far as blossom hill road, you are not allowed to make a right at least for a couple of hours. >> and where there other people in the car? >> no, he was the only one in the car at the time.
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the first driver, he was relieved and he did not slam into the police officer. that's what i asked, but he did hit the driver or the car itself. >> thank you, we'll check back as you get more information. police are warning people to be on the look out for a man who is attacking women. let's look at the description of the attacker. a white man in his 30s with pail skin, 5'10", a muscular build. we don't know what he was wearing, but his dark black hair and green eyes and he has a tatoo on his upper bicep area. a community is remembering
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a 10-year-old girl who was killed on treasure island. let's look at the video of the group gathering to remember godfrey. >> i knew her as a sweet, loving little girl who loved to read and write. um, she actually just received an academic award on thursday, and we all loved her. >> we are all praying for her, and just to hang in there and the whole community is here for her if she needs us, and just to let her know that we feel her pain. >> that fire broke out at 12:15 saturday morning. five people, including the girl's mother did manage to get out okay, but the 10-year-old died in the fire. and the investigation
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continuing rite now that cough -- right now that caused a boat and a ferry to collide. there's the small ferry. this 22-foot motor boat and ferry collided. the investigators are trying to figure out who is at fault in the crash. according to transit, the motor boat was traveling at a high rate of speed. a napa woman faces charges this morning for driving under the influence of alcohol for the 6th time. the woman was driving a bmw on friday afternoon when she was pulled over. she has five prior dui convictions. this time, she was arrested not only for dui, but also for
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violating probation and driving on a suspended license. this is a two alarm fire burning in a recycling complex. the fire crews arriving here found a large pile of metal on fire. right next to the fire are diesel tanks. an explosion has been already heard and the crews are working to keep the flames away from the highly explosive materials in the area. president obama says he wants to be prepared in case the small bipartisan group of lawmakers fail to pass the plan. the lawmakers say they are on it. and gas prices keep going up. in fact, the state average of
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$4.16 for a gallon of regular. here in the bay area, a little bit lower than the state average. san francisco,$4.13 right now. oakland a lot cheaper at$4.05. 6:07 is the time right now. let's look outside at the mount tamm cam. it's clear right now. we'll see what happens when the sun comes up. well, well, well.
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in world news, venezuela president chavez he has returned home now after medical treatments in cuba. a message on his twitter account says that he has arrived in venezuela. al qaeda in iraq is claiming responsibility for car bombings that have claimed the lives of 37 in baghdad. they are saying the attacks came in revenge of attacks. the car bombs which exploded in minutes injured more than 100 people. and the clean up continuing
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in russia after the meteor exploded overhead last week. it was equivalent to several atomic bombs. 1200 windows were shattered. the workers are trying to cover the windows and gather clothing and food. coming up, we'll have the latest on the weather and traffic. the forecast has changes coming. it's a dark president's day so far, we are waiting for the skies to brighten in the next 45 minutes.
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welcome back to the kron 4 morning news. temperatures to dropping to well below freezing in tampa and orlando. you remember in 2010 and 2011 when the freezing temperatures damaged the orange trees severely. there's concern about that again. what a great weekend weather wise, hopefully that will continue on this president's day. here's more. good morning everyone, i hope everyone enjoyed the weekend. it was gorgeous. today, we will see the sunshine, but temperatures noticeably cooler. we are only going to max out in the mid to upper 50s.
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currently, we are at 47 degrees in san francisco. 46 out the door in concord. looking at the temperatures out the door, looking into the mid 50s. we will see cloud cover in advance of the cold front bringing the rain to the bay area. 57 your high in oakland and concord. mid 50s for hayward and fremont. satellite and radar holds the key to the weather. this cold front is going to take about a day to get to us. when it gets here expect winds and wet weather. highlights for 6:00 a.m. tomorrow morning, you are heading out the door to work or school. we are expecting rain along the coastline. by 9:00 a.m. it will grow in intensity.
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pops of color indicate the heavy rain. it will start to taper off by 2:00 p.m. it looks like rain chances lingering by 6:00 p.m. tomorrow night. we are anticipating a decent amount of rain for this system. east bay could see upwards to an inch the for the higher terrain. the forecast shows cooler temperatures, unsettled weather for the next several days, but it looks like sunshine and blue skies with warmer temperatures as we head into saturday and sunday. here's traffic with george. , a light and easy ride around the bay. a look at the bridges shows just how light the traffic is. on a normal day, the commuter bridge would be activated, there are no delays at the bay bridge eastbound or westbound. for the golden gate bridge,
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look at 101, excuse me, the wrong button. here's a live look at the 101 from moren county. the traffic is so light they have not configured the ride for a light day. no delays yet for 85 through the west valley. 280 out toward coopertino. 101, a 16 minute drive. transit, a mod fied schedule for caltrain. bart and muni on special schedules. darya? u thank you, george. thousands protested yesterday at justin he recollects,rma plaza. no arrests and there were about 5000 people who came out for
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the demonstration calling on president obama to take a stand on climate change and reject the pipeline, an extension of the original pipeline. the local sierra club is saying that is an important step in fighting emotions. >> the pipeline carries one of the dirtiest forms of oil, and in the next 60 days, to 100 days, we believe they are going to be ready to make a decision. >> there were 25 other rallies like this across the country. one in washington dc at the national mall. the entire project costs roughly $12 billion. several businesses were cited for selling alcohol to an
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under age de coy. all right, the bourbon won't be watered down after all. the liquor maker is changing their decision to water down the bourbon. after hear it can out rage, they will resume -- hearing the outrage, they will make it full proof. they were cutting it down to 80% alcohol, but no more. apartments are really expensive in san francisco and you know that if you have tried to rent one recently. they have really gone up. realtors say that they are going for as high as $3000 a
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month. they are attributing the cost to the people willing to pay the higher rent. a lot of people are having to get roommates. >> right now i am trying to find a roommate. rent is expensive. we put a post-last sunday, and it was like super fast, about 10 people. >> i mean, for sure, san francisco is one of the premium markets to live in and there's a premium to pay. >> many who are searching for apartments in san francisco say here's the catch. even though the rent is so high, the inventory is low. protesters are protesting job cuts. the b bc is saying that the journalism is being compromised. 6:20 is the time rights
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now, we'll be back with more on this president's day. a lot of people have the day off, and we are seeing that reflected in traffic. we'll be right back.
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welcome back to the kron 4 news.
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facebook will pay no taxes on the profits. they are getting a refund. citizens for tax justice report facebook is using stock option and other forms of compensation for investors and employees as a write off. analysts are saying that the move is legal. they are carrying an additional $2 billion in stock options going forward they can de duct in the future. a pennsylvania man is moved after officials noticed a loaded gun in his bag. kellerman was charged with unlawful possession of a firearm. he told the police he forget it was in his -- forgot it was in
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his bag. about in national news, there are growing news about president obama's new cabinet, but many of the nominees are sitting in limbo as congress refuses to take a vote on the nominees. >> reporter: up in the air, the future of the president's nominees for defense deck tear, ci -- secretary, cia secretary. the choice that's gotten the most attention is the choice for defense. >> is it true you are -- >> thank you everybody. it's good to see you, i haven't seen you in a while. >> reporter: hagle has already lost one vote in the senate. in longer he hangs out there, the more problems. >> there's a lot of ill will
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toward the senator. >> reporter: also john breinan is one of the most trusted advisers. first, one of the republicans said he would hold up the voting until he got information about drone use in the u.s. >> there has never been a drone used on an american on american soil. >> reporter: then they said they might hold up up against something else. >> when brennan comes before the congress, we are going to find out who changed the talking points, or die trying. >> reporter: then there's lu. his confirmation was meant to be smooth sailing, but he is going to be slowed down over questions. >> there are a number of
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problems that could arise and ripen. i believe that his nomination should not go forward until he get a response from the white house with regard to the medicare trigger. >> reporter: sources say the president is still making decisions and secretary of commence, labor and others. the white house is looking for women and minorities to fill those roles. as kron 4 news continues, a live look outside. showing a few clouds and fog out there. we'll have an update on the forecast out there as the kron 4 news returns in just a few minutes. [ male announcer ] you think you know me.
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6:29 and the storying we are working on, one person is dead after a crash in a stolen
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car trying to get away from the police which started after a routine traffic stop. and an investigation on what caused a boat and a ferry to collide yesterday. this is our video from our partnership with sky 7 abc news. and tracking the pain at the pump, the gas prices are on the rise. prices have gone up everyday for the last 32 days. in san francisco, it's $4.13 on average for the cheap stuff. >> thankfully, we have had some nice walking weather. it's definitely going to be colder during the afternoon hours. we are talking mid to upper 50s. now, tomorrow, we are anticipating widespread rain. most of us could see up to an inch. looking nice as we head into
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saturday and sunday. we have changes to talk about in the extended forecast. more on that coming up in my next report. george? no back up at the san mateo bridge, an easy ride. your quick commute check shows light conditions whenever you are driving this morning. mark? all right, we are following this story from overnight. one person killed while trying to get away from a police officer. >> reporter: new information to pass along, mark. you can see here unbosom hill road, it's been -- blossom hill road. both directions opened now. new information to pass along. we have learned that along with a 20-something-year-old driver who was ejected and died at the scene, there were two others in the car, 17 and 16, both girls.
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they walked away from the crash. this started last night when a police officer tried to pull over another carment while engaged with that driver, the car comes by with the lights off. the police officer hops into his car and they go on a pursuit up to 90 miles per hour. the driver lost control of the suv and flipped into the ravine. his name not being released right now. they have no idea why he would do this. he is going to talk with the two people in the car, one of them a run away. the police officer was not injured nor the driver of the car that he was engaged with. back to you! thank you. a predator is on the loose
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now attacking women in the mission and noah valley neighborhoods. let's look at the sketch that the people are wanting you to look at. this is the attacker the police think is responsible for at least two of the attacks on the women walking alone late at night. >> it's a neighborhood that is supposed to have gotten safer over the last 10 years, so seeing it happen here, which is basically on the edge of noah valley which has the reputation of being really safe, you think strollers and posh boutiques. you don't think attackers any time of the day or night. it makes me feel less safe. >> none of the women were sexual assaulted but there are still concerns.
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protesters are standing up for christopher dorner. they don't believe in what he did, but they are saying that the concerns of racism in the l.a.p.d. are valid. dorner a accused of killing four people as revenge against the l.a.p.d. wall street is closed today, but clues will be found in the way the market is holding up. several key tips were released throughout the week including the housing market, housing stars and home sells. also, u.s. manufacturing will be a focus as everyone is watching to see if the dow will close above the 1400 mark this week. and federal workers could
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start facing furloughs in april. some $85 million in spending cuts will hit the government automatically doling out furloughs to 2.1 million workers. this is coming as the sequester, as it's called will make cuts in the programs across the board. they are part of the larger effort to trim $1.2 trillion over the next several years. here's a reminder of the closers today because it's -- closures because of president's day. banks are closed. no mail delivery today. bart and muni are running on a saturday schedule. samtran is running the regular nonschool day. we'll be right back here as
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the kron 4 morning news continues. skies are beginning to brighten around the bay area on this morning, and light traffic. we are seeing low clouds in spots pushing in now. we are watching the timing on the rain. we'll be back with the forecast. get whatever you want, baby.
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altitude. the mother says the slap scratched his face below the eye causing him to cry louder. he lost his job over the weekends. we wanted to know what you thought of this. here are some of your thoughts. cay says too bad they don't have ejection seats in the air. >> randy, says why don't they have kids in first class? what's wrong with hitting another person's kid? back in the day, preachers, teachers and others all smacked kids. >> this one says you don't hit a child when he is crying out in pain. >> i wanted to point out he called this kid some very
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inappropriate names. we want to here what you have to say on our facebook page. reader's digest is filing for bankruptcy against. they are trying to cut $465 million in debt and the focus on the north america operations as readers are shifting from print to electronic media. the company first filed for bankruptcy in 2009. and l.g. new smart phone will go on sale in south korea later this week. it has a 5.5-inch screen with twice as many pixels as the larger screens. they are trying to make it the
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key feature of the smart phone. l.g. saying the new andr oid powered phone can capture video and photos. best buy is starting a new price matching guarantee. they will match prices. they want end what's called showrooming where a customer goes out to check out the product in person and finds a cheaper product online. best buy has struggled with this recently and discount online companies are luring their customers away. let's take a live look at san francisco, and now we have a better view where the sun is trying to peek out, but lots of clouds in store. big changes coming from the
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weekend. and we are just the days away from the beta breakers may 19th. how does the new technology work? >> we are getting straight to the fat cells stimulating them to release their content. the fat cell shrinks and so do you. >> how does this compare with other technique ins. >> those are aggressive techniques. this shrinks them. >> you want them out of your body. >> well, your body is
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genetically encoded to have a number of fat cells by the time you reach puberty. >> what about results? what can i expect to see as a result of this? >> well, we are seeing 1-2- inches coming off with one treatment and 9-20 over the course of treatment. >> why is it harder to lose weight? >> well, part of it is because we are taking in more toxins. >> it sounds like you are actually able to lose the toxins, lose the fat within this procedure. >> that's correct. they call them stubborn areas for a reason. >> what can people do to get more information? >> well, we are so confident in our results that we came up with a special offer. >> between now and saturday,
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february 16th, a free evaluation and treatment is being offered. thank you.
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, good morning, you can see the cloud cover that will increase throughout the day, this is ahead of the cold front bringing cooler weather, and yes, some rain to the bay area. temperatures outside, we are seeing 30s and 40s. we have not hit the 40 mark. 47 currently in downtown san francisco. 46 out the door in redwood city, and as we follow those numbers into the afternoon, you will see mid 50s. 57 degrees your high in pleasanton. satellite and radar is tracking the cold front. it will take a good day to reach the area.
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winds will pick up. in fact, wind gusts of 20 miles per hour. now, the rain will begin for the morning commute. 6:00 a.m., you are hitting the road for work or school. the green indicates the rain that will pick up in intensity and become more widespread as we head into the 9:00 hour. as we put the clock into motion by 2:00 p.m., some of it will start to taper off, but the rain is necessary. we are anticipating some snow with this system for the future cast in tahoe if you are heading in that direction, certainly bring your chains. several inches of snow anticipated and a winter weather advisory for all day tuesday. i think we'll see chain restrictions on interstate 50.
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now, unsetted weather for the -- unsetted weather for the rest of the workweek, but it looks like clear skies for saturday into sunday. well, we are looking at light traffic around the bay area. we are not seeing any delays. looking at the bridges, for example, westbound, no metering lights. no traffic for the morning drive. for the san mateo bridge, it's a light and easy drive whether eastbound or westbound. a quick look at the east bay drive. conditions are great here, about a 14 to 16 minute drive time for the freeway. a little bit slow passing 282. westbound looking good to the caldocott. mark? all right, thank you, mark,
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golden state warriors off to their best start in history. thanks in large part to david lee. playing last night with the western conference as the all stars duked it out with the east. a close game. 143-138. david lee chipped in where he could. he only played 13 minutes. chris paul came away as the mvp. the best shot of the weekend may have come out of canada. watch this, the head coach of the men's basketball team sinks the half court shot. if he did it, then this person would win tuition for a semester. the athletic department decided to give him the opportunity to do it. they figured he had the best
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chance to do it. the student showed the professor who happened to be the coach did it. >> and danica patrick is the first woman to win the pole position along side jeff gordon. the rest of the drivers will find out what position they will be in for the super bowl of race car driver. here's what she had to say. >> in the moment, it's about thinking about what i need to do for next sunday and trying to make some more history. >> this is patrick's first full year as a nascar driver. last year, she made 10 starts there. president obama is golfing with tiger woods. they didn't have cameras with the president and tiger yesterday, but they went out
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and shot 18 holes. the president, they used the resort in palm city, florida. the president first met woods in april of '09 when tiger visited the white house. the president was heard of tiger that i am happy that you are shooting again. >> we'll be right back as the kron 4 news continues. looking at the roof cam, there's some clouds in area. hoping for sun before the rain arrives.
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